12 days in Japan Itinerary

12 days in Japan Itinerary

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Miyakojima
— 2 nights
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Ishigaki
— 2 nights
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Iriomote-jima
— 2 nights
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Kyoto
— 2 nights
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Tokyo
— 2 nights

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Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sunayama Beach and Toguchi no Hama. There's much more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Yabiji, head off the coast to Shimojiiima Island, take in panoramic vistas at Makiyama Observatory, and head outdoors with Aragusuku Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Miyakojima itinerary maker tool.

London, UK to Miyakojima is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Japan Standard Time is 9 hours. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Miyakojima, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
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Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Yabiji
Yabiji
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Ishigaki

Ishigaki ©
Ishigaki, the most populous island in the chain, features the country's southernmost city and acts as a transport hub for exploring the landmasses that surround.
On the 17th (Thu), kick back and relax at Sunset Beach, enjoy the sea views from Cape Hirakubozaki, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory, then get outside with Yonehara Beach, and finally explore the activities along Kabira Bay. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Nishi Pier, head outdoors with Kondoi Beach, stroll around Banna Park, then stroll around Kabira Park, then take some stellar pictures from Cape Ongazaki, and finally make a trip to Euglena Mall.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ishigaki day trip tool.

Getting from Miyakojima to Ishigaki by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Tamatorizaki Observatory ©
Tamatorizaki Observatory

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Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): kick back and relax at Ida no Hama Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Iriomote Island, then get outside with Hoshisuna Beach, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Pinaisara Falls and then get interesting insight from Tours.

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Ride a ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima in 2 hours. In June in Iriomote-jima, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach
Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls

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Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
On the 21st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Sanjusangendo Temple, contemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Nijo Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryoanji Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ginkakuji Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Iriomote-jima to Kyoto takes 9 hours. Traveling from Iriomote-jima in June, things will get slightly colder in Kyoto: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Highlights from your plan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
On the 23rd (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, then don't miss a visit to Tokyo Tower, then ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, and finally don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine. On your second day here, take a stroll through Akihabara, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, and then get your game on at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Kyoto to Tokyo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Highlights from your plan
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Tokyo Tower ©
Tokyo Tower

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